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[movies]Age of Steam, The: Power for Progress - Johanna Alemann
Describes man's lack of technical progress until the Industrial Revolution, when the discovery of steam as a source of power brought rapid advances. Depicts the nineteenth century and the vast changes in living conditions caused by the utilization of steam. For more on director Johanna Alemann, visit http://www.afana.org/alemann.htm
Keywords: train; locomotive; railroad; railway
Downloads: 232
[movies]3rd Ave. El - Carson Davidson
A portrait of the Third Avenue Elevated Railway in New York City in 1955. Preserved by the Academy Film Archive. The music is Haydn’s Concerto in D, played by harpsichordist Wanda Landowska. Davidson was a great fan of Landowska, and the rights to the music were held by HMV, who told the filmmaker that he could use the music, provided Landowska gave her approval. Through her secretary, Davidson discovered that Landowska distrusted filmmakers, had only seen one film in her life (which she disli...
Keywords: New York City; Trains; Elevated Railway
Downloads: 1,687
[movies]Brake Free - Carson "Kit" Davidson
The third in a series of films that Kit Davidson made on railways (the others are 'Third Avenue El' and 'Railway with a heart of Gold'), this film is staged on the Mount Washington (NH) cog railway. Winner of the Silver Medal,Venice Intl Festival, and Golden Eagle CINE awards. For more on the filmmaker, visit www.afana.org/davidsoncarson.htm
Keywords: Mt. Washington; cog railway; New Hampshire
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